ProFTPD Login Timing Account Name Enumeration

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server may disclose the list of valid usernames.

Description :

The remote ProFTPd server is as old or older than 1.2.10

It is possible to determine which user names are valid on the remote
host based on timing analysis attack of the login procedure.

An attacker may use this flaw to set up a list of valid usernames for
a more efficient brute-force attack against the remote host.

Solution :

Upgrade to a newer version.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 15484 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11430

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1602